by Jason P. Kees, M.Div.
Paul wrote 2 Timothy while imprisoned in Rome (1:8, 17; 2:9). Although 1–2 Timothy and Titus form what is commonly known as the “Pastoral Epistles,” 2 Timothy is considerably different in its purpose and exhortation. Paul wrote the letter to his child Timothy in a personal manner, believing that death was imminent. His heart is clearly revealed throughout the letter, for he desires that Timothy remembers the essentials of the Christian faith before his passing… [more]